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Mark Morris Dance Group: The Hard Nut at UC Berkeley

When: December 14, 7:30 p.m.

Location: Zellerbach Hall, UC Berkeley

Music by Tchaikovsky (The Nutcracker)
Choreography by Mark Morris
Members of the Berkeley Symphony
Piedmont East Bay Children’s Choir
Robert Geary, artistic director

Mark Morris Dance Group’s “seriously entertaining” (San Francisco Chronicle) take on The Nutcracker, The Hard Nut, returns to Berkeley. Featuring Mark Morris’s imaginative and beautiful choreography, Adrienne Lobel’s comic-book scenery, 32 dancers, 116 costume changes, robotic rats, thousands of flakes of fake snow and the complete Tchaikovsky score—performed live by the Berkeley Symphony Orchestra—The Hard Nut is a widely anticipated family holiday event and a dance touchstone for the Bay Area.

Open to: All Audiences

Tickets required: Starts at $30

Ticket info: Tickets go on sale August 5. Buy tickets online, or by calling 510-642-9988.

Event Contact:, 510-642-9988

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